Tuition fee per year
Total tuition fee (2 years)
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Partner country 
Programme country 
Partner country 
*every year upto 20 self-funded high potential students can receive a 50% discount on their tuition fee.
 Students originating from Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Croatia, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malta, Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Finland, Sweden, North Macedonia, Serbia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey.
 Students originating from any other country not specified as a programme country.
EM grantees and grantees from Target Countries will have a full waiver on their tuition fee.
Students can apply for an Erasmus+ scholarship, by indicating this choice in the application form. An Erasmus+ scholarship has a value of EUR 1400 per month, for a total duration of 24 months. For these students, the tuition fee is waived. The scholarship can cover the living costs incurred by the student, including travel, visa, installation, house-rent and other living costs.
Student selection for scholarships will be performed by the Selection and Admission Board (with representatives of all partner universities) after ranking all eligible applications. Next to the scores for the online test and Bachelor GPA values, further ranking is based on the educational background, the curriculum vitae, motivation letter, and the references. The highest ranked applicants are then invited for an online interview, that includes a scientific presentation (5 minutes) prepared by the student, followed by a questioning session. This interview score is then used for the final ranking of the candidates.
Students that have already benefitted from an Erasmus+ EMJM scholarship are not eligible to apply for an additional scholarship.
Self-funded students are defined as students who did not receive an EC Erasmus Mundus Joint Master scholarship, but have received scholarships or financial support from other sources including their own financial means. These students should be able to provide a proof of sufficient financial means if outside of the EU. More information on how to obtain this can be found here.
The ‘Blocked Account’ procedure to prove financial solvability is highly recommended. However, students are free to choose the alternative procedure as well, but do keep in mind that this is a rigorous procedure that can be very time-consuming. In the ‘Blocked Account’ procedure, Ghent University can provide a certificate of financial solvability that can also be used for other purposes such as e.g. visa applications. The minimum amount required by Ghent University depends on your individual situation.
For your information, the minimum amount required by Ghent University for a single student is 950€ per month plus 50 EUR per year, i.e. 11 450€ for the first year. Please note that the amounts mentioned are the minimum amounts needed to cover basic living expenses in Belgium.
Depending on the financial situation, upto 20 self-funded students can receive of partial waiver of the tuition fee.
There are a few scholarship opportunities offered by the Belgian or Flemish government or Ghent University to finance this Master study. Note that competition is very fierce and that you need to fulfil many application requirements. Applying for a scholarship is no guarantee to obtain one! We strongly advise you to search and apply for other sponsorships (e.g. education ministry of your country) and scholarships portals too. Please note: Other funding should be indicated in the application form (ongoing requests as well as granted funding).
National funding opportunities for outgoing students, e.g. Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Netherlands, Panama, Peru, Turkey, Uruguay, and the USA.
Students that don’t receive a dedicated EMship Erasmus Mundus Joint Master scholarship may be eligible for Erasmus+ scholarships for Studies:
Travel grants are also available for students performing the master thesis outside of Europe!